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Why do we get vaccinated in the shoulder with the Covid19 vaccine?

Those who were vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus but also those who did not observed that the vaccination was done in the shoulder. Specifically, in a shoulder muscle called the deltoid. Why do we get vaccinated in the shoulder with the Covid-19 vaccine? At this point you are probably asking yourself what's so special about this muscle? Not all vaccines are given into the shoulder muscle (intramuscular injection). Some, such as the...